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Jul 16, 2017
9 Daesh rebels eliminated in Nangarhar offensive

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Jul 15, 2017 - 16:51

JALALABAD (Pajhwok): Nine Daesh or Islamic State (IS) rebels have been killed during Afhgan forces air and ground offensive in the Pacheragam district of eastern Nengarhar province, an official said on Saturday.

 Police spokesman Hazrat Hussain Mashraqiwal told Pajhwok Afhgan news nine IS fighters were killed and 5 other were injured during Afhgan forces operation in the past 24 hours in Pacheragam.

Foreign members of IS were also among dead during the offensive, he added.

Due to growing insecurity security forces have launched offensive against insurgents in Pacheragam and Chaparhar district, he said.

Daesh have not commented about recent incidents of violence. 

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